13 minutes | Aug 11th 2020

Five Things We Wish We Knew About Distance Learning Before We Took the Leap

We’ve come to realize that our response to COVID-19 is more accurately described as emergency remote learning. Which raises the question, what does it really take to do distance learning well?

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Tom Murray serves as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready SchoolsⓇ, a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education, located in Washington, D.C. He has testified before the United States Congress and has worked alongside that body and the US Senate, the White House, the US Department of Education and state departments of education, and school districts throughout the country to implement student-centered learning. Murray serves as a regular conference keynote, was named one of “20 to Watch” by NSBA, the “National/Global EdTech Leader of the Year” in 2018, the “Education Thought Leader of the Year” in 2017, and the “Education Policy Person of the Year” by the Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2015. His best-selling book, Learning Transformed, was released in 2017 with ASCD, and his new book, Personal & Authentic was released last fall. Connect with him at thomascmurray.com